Gladbach: The World Champion is coming too! Youth glory at Borussia

Sami Khedira lifts the World Cup trophy into the evening sky in Rio de Janeiro. This is what occurred on July 13, 2014. The world champion and former DFB star is coming to Borussia Mönchengladbach’s youth event at Borussia Park.

A go to to the world champion for youth! From September twenty third to twenty fifth, 2022, the second version of the “Porsche Football Cup” can be held at Borussia Park.

In the U15 event, Borussia Mönchengladbach will play towards 4 different associate golf equipment of the automobile producer. Brand ambassador and 2014 world champion, Sami Khedira (35), may also be there and current the winner’s trophy amongst different issues on Sunday (September 25).

Gladbach: World champion Khedira visits Borussia Park for a youth event

Next weekend (September 23 to 25, 2022) within the “Porsche Football Cup”, Borussia Mönchengladbach’s U15s will meet RB Leipzig, Erzgebirge Aue, Stuttgarter Kickers and RB Salzburg Academy.

Gladbach is internet hosting the event for the primary time, with groups competing in video games, every lasting twice 20 minutes. First of all, the third-place sport can be “everybody towards everybody” within the group phases earlier than the ultimate on Sunday afternoon.

Mirko Sandmoller (39), Borussia Mönchengladbach’s youth director, expects a high-class event at Borussia Park.

When requested by our editors on Thursday (September 22), he described the U15s as an “thrilling age group” by which, as a result of completely different phases of youth improvement, there have been many duels but in addition nice performs.

Mirko Sandmoller, head of the youth department of Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach.  He can be seen in this photo on April 23, 2022 at the Reidter Grenzlandstadion.  Sandmoller wears a gray training jacket.

Mirko Sandmoller, head of the youth division of Bundesliga membership Borussia Mönchengladbach. He could be seen on this picture on April 23, 2022 at the Reidter Grenzlandstadion.

“We’re glad when it is doable to offer our guys and expertise taking part in time,” Sandmoller mentioned. “Players are proud of the problem and comparability of the game with different skills.”

As a spotlight for gamers and spectators, world champions Borussia will come to the park. As Porsche model ambassador, Sami Khedira will, amongst different issues, reasonable the award ceremony and be out there for a question-and-answer session.

World champion Sami Khedira, seen here, during a friendly match between VfB Stuttgart and Grasshopper Club Zurich on September 22, 2022.  Khedira looks at the field.

World champion Sami Khedira, seen right here, throughout a pleasant match between VfB Stuttgart and Grasshopper Club Zurich on September 22, 2022.

As a part of the “Beat the Legend” problem, younger gamers and spectators can measure themselves towards the previous Real Madrid and Juventus Turin skilled.

In addition to the sporting competitors, the event additionally has a great trigger, as Marc Lieb, Team Leader Sports Communication at Porsche, defined: “With the ‘Torre fur charity’ we assist two non-profit organizations. We donate 500 euros for each purpose.” In the primary version of the event in 2021 in Stuttgart, round 19,000 euros have been collected.

Sandmoller did not need to reveal which falls particularly viewers ought to preserve an eye fixed out for over the weekend with a purpose to see them once more on tv in a number of years.

“I do not prefer to put a single expertise on stage, the street is too far for that,” mentioned the 39-year-old, who replaces Roland Virks (55) in March 2022. “But now we have thrilling skills in our crew. It is true you could see gamers within the U15 age group who keep their high quality and preserve pushing themselves.”

After final yr’s 2-0 last loss to RB Leipzig, Foles is aiming to win the event this yr. “Of course, the main focus for us is how the crew performs and the way they carry out,” careworn Mirko Sandmoller. “If he can lastly win will probably be icing on the cake.”

Bundesliga duel (3-0), the duel with Leipzig is notably explosive due to Max Eberl’s change and the followers’ response to it.

In the youth sector, nonetheless, this is not a difficulty for Sandmoller: “We don’t expertise such explosiveness on this type.”

But: “Of course now we have video games by which the boys are a bit extra emotional,” such because the league duel within the West with Borussia Dortmund or 1. FC Koln. “Even there, there’s hardly any distinction.”

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